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Bulls put signage up outside United Center for Carmelo Anthony’s free agent visit (PHOTOS)

NBA All-Star Press Conferences and Media Availability 2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 14: Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks answers questions during NBA All Star Press Conferences and Media Availability as part of 2014 All-Star Weekend at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on February 14, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

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When recruiting star free agents in the NBA, it’s apparently important to help said star envision himself playing in a new situation.

The Bulls are meeting with Carmelo Anthony on Tuesday, the first of recruiting visits that will also include Houston, Dallas and the Lakers, before a final sitdown with Phil Jackson and the Knicks.

The team isn’t leaving anything to chance, and has adorned the United Center with some signage tying Anthony to the Bulls organization.

Well look what just popped up at the United Center... #Melo #Bulls pic.twitter.com/GlhNwYuA67

— Steve Lippo (@SteveLippo) July 1, 2014

The Bulls’ recruiting pitch to Carmelo is already underway. This is the message on the side of the United Center. pic.twitter.com/7vsu4kCpuL

— Nick Friedell (@NickFriedell) July 1, 2014

Joakim Noah was reportedly in attendance as well, no doubt to continue to aid in the recruiting process.